Tag: Department of Music

Webster Music Students in Strong Voice at NATS Competition

Webster Music Students in Strong Voice at NATS Competition

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University voice students had a good weekend at the state competition of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), held on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 at Truman State University in Kirksville. At this annual event, four Webster faculty served as adjudicators: Jeffrey Carter, Carole Gaspar, Martha Hart and Amanda Taylor.  The teachers […]

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Check Out a Busy Week of Deparment of Music Performances

Check Out a Busy Week of Deparment of Music Performances

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Music invites you to experience its remaining musical offerings for October 2014. The final week of the month is packed with concerts and recitals, including: The annual TKT Benefit Concert, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m., Winifred Moore Auditorium Seminar: Joshua Burel, “Czech Composers and the Holocaust”, Oct. 28 at 7:30 p.m., Recital […]

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As Visiting Professor, Soprano Christine Brewer Delights with Master Class

As Visiting Professor, Soprano Christine Brewer Delights with Master Class

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Department of Music welcomed Grammy-award winning soprano Christine Brewer as visiting professor on Monday, Oct. 13, for a seminar discussion. Brewer along with her own voice teacher, Christine Armistead, talked about the roles of the teacher and the student — who are really collaborators — in developing new repertoire, in guiding careers and […]

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Around Webster: Martin with SLSO; Roberts named editor-in-chief; Cuille in French Review; Jensens on Speech and Theatre

Around Webster: Martin with SLSO; Roberts named editor-in-chief; Cuille in French Review; Jensens on Speech and Theatre

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and accomplishments by Webster University community members include: Martin Performs with SLSO Jim Martin, adjunct professor in the Department of Music and conductor of the Webster University Wind Ensemble and Jazz Collective, performed with the Saint Louis  Symphony Orchestra on the “Pirates of the Caribbean 2” concert. Martin plays regularly as a […]

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Snapshot: Ocel’s master class preps Opera Studio students

Snapshot: Ocel’s master class preps Opera Studio students

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tim Ocel, a national-profile director of opera and musicals, presented a master class on Tuesday, Sept. 30, for Webster University Opera Studio students. Ocel is also an adjunct faculty member currently teaching a song study class in the Conservatory of Theatre Arts. In the master class, he worked with students on dramatic intention, textual understanding […]

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Check Out Department of Music October 2014 Events

Check Out Department of Music October 2014 Events

| October 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Department of Music invites you to experience its musical offerings for October 2014. Some of the concerts and recitals coming up Oct. 6 through Oct. 19: Webster Wind Ensemble: “The Music Of…” James Martin conducting Oct. 6 Webster University Choral Ensembles Oct. 10 Faculty Recital: Music of WWI & WWII Oct. 12 Faculty Recital: […]

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Bird’s Eye View: Chamber Singers Choral Season Kicks Off Oct.10

Bird’s Eye View: Chamber Singers Choral Season Kicks Off Oct.10

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fresh from a stunningly successful Spring 2014 concert series, the Webster University Chamber Singers, led by Trent Patterson, kick off the new choral season on Friday, Oct. 10. This performance also features the premiere of educator and conductor Emily Pikaard as the new leader of the Webster University Women’s Chorus. An eclectic program of repertoire […]

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Snapshot: Austrian Society Heuriger Showcases Music from Student, Faculty Harpists

Snapshot: Austrian Society Heuriger Showcases Music from Student, Faculty Harpists

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Austrian Society of St. Louis held its annual Heuriger event on Sunday, Sept. 28 at the H. Sam Priest House on the Webster Groves campus. For the last few years, Webster University has been hosting the annual event that showcases Austrian culture, wine and food, customs, and this year its folk music. A heuriger […]

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Webster University Alma Mater Song Contest

Webster University Alma Mater Song Contest

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University is hosting an Alma Mater Contest open to Webster University faculty, staff, student body and alumni. Celebrating 100 years and counting for the Webster University Centennial, the creation of a new Alma Mater will better represent the mission of our university in the 21st century. Faculty, staff, students and alumni are invited to […]

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Chamber Orchestra Opens Season Featuring Violinist Heidi Harris of SLSO

Chamber Orchestra Opens Season Featuring Violinist Heidi Harris of SLSO

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Chamber Orchestra returns to the stage on Sunday, Sept. 28, to open the 2014-15 concert season. (Note: This is a change from the original date of Oct. 5.) Conducted by Paul G. Davis and graduate conductor Steve Patton, the orchestra will begin the concert with Sinfonia II, by Felix Mendelssohn when the […]

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